September 2018

Find out more about the main events in the region.

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>Every Thursday: Les Jeudis du Pin, Le Haras du Pin, Orne

Weekly shows with dressage displays and show-jumping.

>Until 9th September: American Film Festival, Deauville, Calvados

One of the country’s most famous film festivals, with premiere screenings of the latest US film releases and big stars on the red carpet, including Morgan Freeman, Joaquin Phoenix, Kate Beckinsale and Sarah Jessica Parker this year.

>1st – 2nd September: Dieppe Retro, Dieppe, Seine-Maritime

Numerous historic vehicles rush around town before gathering on the seafront lawns.

>7th – 9th September: 'Foire Millénaire de la Sainte-Croix', Lessay, Manche

An impressive horse and cattle fair which attracts over 400,000 visitors every year.

>8th – 16th September: International Kite Festival, Dieppe, Seine-Maritime

The world's most important kite festival, held on Europe's largest seafront lawns.

>15th – 16th September: Festival 'Cidre et Dragon', Merville-Franceville-Plage, Calvados

Expect both dargons and Cider at this steampunk and wizardry by the seaside.

>14th – 16th September: Franco-British weekend, Ouistreham, Calvados

A very British weekend with music, tastings, exhibitions and film screenings.

>15th – 16th September: European Heritage Days, all over Normandy

As every year, the public will have opportunities to visit buildings, monuments and sites, many of which are not normally accessible.

>15th – 16th September: Fête du Fromage, Neufchâtel, Seine-Maritime

Neufchatel Cheese festival with tastings, food markets, street parades and competitions.

>21st - 23rd September: Ouest Park Festival, Le Havre, Seine-Maritime

Music festival held in the Tourneville Fort. Headliners include Jane Birkin, The Go! Team and The Brian Jonestown Massacre.

>29th - 30th September'Toute la Mer sur un Plateau', Granville, Manche

Huge seafood festival around the port.

>29th September: Rock in the Barm Festival, Vexin-Sur-Epte, Eure

Trendy indie music festival which takes place in a farm.